The ultrasonic fingerprint reader on the Samsung Galaxy S10 was stated to be probably the most correct and quickest model of in-show scanners in the marketplace; however, that doesn’t appear to have been the case from day one.
Complaints of reduced efficiency, sluggish unlock speeds, and points with fingerprint recognition general have been frequent on communities akin to /r/GalaxyS10. Samsung has listened to those complaints and is now pushing out an replace that’s stated to assist resolve many of those points with the in-show fingerprint reader.
The replace measures in at simply 6.9MB and is solely a patch for the biometrics on the Galaxy S10 and S10+. Somewhat than a full OS replace or commonplace OTA the replace comes through the Fingerprint app discovered on Galaxy gadgets.
Model 18.104.22.168 ought to provide help to with any unlocking woes, make the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner extra responsive and general greater expertise. Naturally, this replaces will rollout in levels like all the time, so it will not be prepared on your system simply but.
We’re not sure although if this replaces will have the ability to do something in regards to the skill to 3D print your fingerprint and primarily trick your Galaxy S10 into unlocking if any adventurous 3D printer house owners need to give it a go, who’re we to argue.
Not solely are the fingerprint points hopefully being resolved, unlock US Galaxy S10 customers can expect to see the March 2019 safety patch together with bug fixes and efficiency enhancements rolling out over the coming days.
Whereas the replace is a bit of overdue, it brings a lot-wanted safety to Galaxy S10 units. Firmware variations G973U1EU1ASD3, G973U1OYM1ASD3, and G973U1UEU1ASD3 ought to now be out there to obtain and weigh in at 563MB. It’s value noting that this replace doesn’t deliver biometric fixes — it is an utterly separate capture.